Hewlett Packard Hp Leadership Structure

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ENTREPRENUERSHIP 1. Introduction The Hewlett-Packard Company normally referred to as HP is an American multinational information technology company headquartered in Palo Alto, California. It developed and provided a wide variety of hardware components as well as software and related services to consumers, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health and education sectors. The company was founded in a one-car garage in Palo Alto by William "Bill" Redington Hewlett and David "Dave" Packard, the companies name comes from the names of the two founder’s, initially HP made a range of electronic test equipment, for manufacturing firms around the world, one of their first products…show more content…
HP marketed its products to households, small- to medium-sized businesses and enterprises directly as well as via online distribution, consumer-electronics and office-supply retailers, software partners and major technology vendors. HP also had services and consulting business around its products and partner products. In October 2014 HP decided to split up their business into two separate companies, HP Inc. and Hewlett Packard Enterprise. The reason behind this split was because HP has so many diverse product lines it was not able to respond to market changes in an efficient manner. Company Profile HP Inc. HP Inc. is a spin-off of is a provider of personal computing and other access devices, imaging and printing products, and related technologies, solutions and services. The Company operates through three segments: Personal Systems, Printing and Corporate Investments. The Company sells to individual consumers, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health and education…show more content…
Technological: HP went “cyber” almost a decade ago, which is fairly recent in comparison to its 70 year long market presence (HP, 2009). In fact the turning point of HP’s luck came in 1998 when HP’s corporate software and support division and corporate systems division was amalgamated and Ann Livermore took over to run this new Enterprise Computing Solutions Organisation (ECSO), with an investment of $15 billion and an employee base of 44,000 employees (Moore and Snyder, 2000). Environmental: HP’s operations are subject to regulations under federal, state, local and foreign laws concerning the environment, including laws addressing the discharge of pollutants into the air and water, the management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes, and the cleanup of contaminated

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